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Monica Randall will give a lecture and slideshow presentation at the North Shore Historical Museum on Wednesday, Jan. 22 at 7 p.m. Through lecture and slide presentation, author and historian Randall will discuss the many ways in which prominent families of Long Island’s Gold Coast decorated their homes for, and celebrated, the winter holidays. In the spirit of celebration, The North Shore Historical Museum will also be marking its first anniversary in its present location at the 1907 Justices Court Building.
The Sea Cliff - Glen Head Lions are hosting “Put Your Game Face On” night, a benefit for local charities, featuring guest bartenders: Mayor Bruce Kennedy, Village Trustee“Fast Eddie” Lieberman, and Terry Sciubba, Thursday, Jan. 30, beginning at 7 p.m. at The Metropolitan Bistro in Sea Cliff.
Live reggae music by Roots Revelators. Wear your favorite NFL colors. No cover.
The Glen Cove Library hosts a special day for families, beginning at 2 p.m., when Small World Productions presents The 3 Little Pigs Musical Adventure Puppet Show. Come see this funny puppet show, performed with large Muppet-style puppets. This show is loaded with infectious humor - it’s a fun, musical adventure for all ages. Please register at www.glencovelibrary.org, or call the library at 516-676-2130. The library will also offer activities after the show, including library card signup, a make-and-take craft and raffles to win great prizes. From 3 to 4:30 p.m., families can get a free Kid Pix photo I.D.
All Saints Regional Catholic School of Glen Cove will continue a gala tradition started last year by celebrating their Second Annual “Headmaster’s Ball.” The theme of this year’s ball is “A Venetian Masquerade.” This dazzling affair, held at the Glen Cove Mansion, honors several local families and dignitaries and is an occasion not to be missed.
Those who attend will enjoy a live orchestra and dancing; and will have the freedom to enjoy the entire mansion, since there will be no formal seating. This year’s special honorees are Monsignor James Pareda, Pastor of St. Paul the Apostle Parish, Brookville; Marie
Agosta of St. Boniface Martyr Parish; Mario and Linda Reali of St. Rocco Parish; Alfred and Maryanne Small of St. Patrick Parish.
For information about tickets, weekend packages, discounts on formal rentals and free dance lessons for ticket holders, visit www.asrstars.org/the-headmasters-ball-2014/.
Sponsorship and commemorative opportunities are also available.
The Glen Cove Senior Center’s Rose Shoppe is having a Sweetheart Sale. All items are 50 percent off. The sale runs from Feb. 3 until Feb. 27; the shop is open Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. **Excludes Jewelry Call 516-759-9610 for information. The center is located at130 Glen Street in Glen Cove.
Gem Craft Boutique invites you to a Sweetie Pie pre-Valentine’s Day fundraiser on Thursday, Feb. 6, from 6 to 9 p.m. The Glen Head shop will feature romantic and whimsical gifts that even Cupid would approve of--for your sweetie pies or for your darling self. And a portion of proceeds from each gift you purchase will go to the American Cancer Society.
Bonus: Reps from Pampered Chef and Thirty-One will have lovely gifts you’ll heart—a percentage of all proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society. And, you can take a peek into the future of your love life with a complimentary reading by a tarot card reader between 6:30 and 8:30 p.m., first-come, first-served.
Sweets, wine and cheese will sweeten the pot. Gem Craft Boutique is located at 58 Glen Head Road in Glen Head; 516-874-3639.
Enjoy the hot sounds and sensuous rhythms of Latin music legends Tito Puente, Tito Rodriguez, Machito and more on Feb. 9 at 5 p.m. when Congregation Tifereth Israel in Glen Cove presents Sonido Clasico in an evening of Latin Big Band Music. The event, featuring sizzling salsa, sangria and snacks is $23 or $18 for those who reserve by Feb. 6. At 4 p.m., Albert of Ballroom Legacy presents a salsa demonstration and offers instruction. The instruction and demonstration is optional for an additional $5 paid at the door.
Congregation Tifereth Israel is located at 40 Hill Street in Glen Cove. Call 516-676-5080 to reserve.
This program for the frail, elderly seniors is available Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. It is located on the lower level of the Glen Cove Senior Center, at 130 Glen Street in Glen Cove.
The program is a warm, inviting and secure place to spend the day with a caring, experienced, and responsive staff. Transportation is provided to residents of Glen Cove and some surrounding communities. Lunch and snacks are served daily. They offer a full schedule of stimulating and meaningful activities: music, art, exercise, games, crafts, and plenty of socialization. Call 516-759-2345 for more information.
At Garvies Point Museum and Preserve, 50 Barry Dr., every Saturday. Different craft offered each Saturday. Certain Saturdays will be holiday themed. General admission $3 adults; $2 ages 5-12 years; plus $3 craft fee. Call 516-571-8010 for more information or visit: www.garviespointmuseum.com
“Art as Conscience: The Holocaust Art of Aaron Morgan” will be on exhibit through Jan. 31, 2014, at the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County, 100 Crescent Beach Road, Glen Cove.
This remarkable exhibit of Aaron Morgan’s Holocaust art moves its viewers to understand the need for educating the world against intolerance and prejudice. It reminds the observer of the need to stand up against bigotry and bullying. The exhibit is truly a moving experience that unites the viewer with the events of the Shoah.
The exhibit is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts and in Nassau and Suffolk Counties in partnership with the Huntington Arts Council.
The center is open Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. Suggested donation: $10 adults; $5 seniors (65+); $4 students. Docent-led tours are available at no additional charge. Call 516-571-8040 or go to www.holocaust-nassau.org.